Equity indices of both the stock exchanges witnessed upward shifts in the first hour of the trading session on Wednesday.
DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), rose by 0.33% or 18 points to 5,439 till 11 am.
However, DSE turnover, a major market indicator, fell by 31% to Tk318.72 crore in the corresponding period.
Meanwhile, Beximco Limited secured the apex position on the DSE turnover chart.
Out of the 334 issues traded during the same time frame, DSE had 136 gainers against 118 losers, while prices of 80 scrips remained unchanged.
The benchmark index CASPI at the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) gained 40 points to 15,726 till 11 am.